Reigning ECLW champion wins comfortably in FrancePhoto: Courtesy ITTF
ECLW quarter-finals (1st leg): ALCL TT Grand-Quevilly – TTC Berlin Eastside 1:3
Defending ECLW champion TTC Berlin Eastside beat away ALCL TT Grand-Quevilly 3:1 in the first leg of 2016/17 European Champions League Women quarter-final. Returning match will be held on February 10th.
World No. 34 Georgina POTA did a nice job for her side in the opening clash, as she overcame TIAN Yuan (No. 138) in a confident style, losing just seven points in total.
Shiho ONO took first set against Berlin`s best ranked player Petrissa SOLJA (No. 15) but, guest answered with three games in a row. Galia DVORAK (No. 98) upset SHAN Xiaona (No. 21) in the third encounter, after four sets, while SOLJA concluded the clash in France by her victory against TIAN.
The 2016/17 ECLW quarter-finals, 1st leg
ALCL TT GRAND-QUEVILLY – TTC BERLIN EASTSIDE 1:3
TIAN Yuan – Georgina POTA 0:3 (1:11, 3:11, 3:11)
Shiho ONO – Petrissa SOLJA 1:3 (11:7, 7:11, 8:11, 4:11)
Galia DVORAK – SHAN Xiaona 3:1 (11:9, 1:11, 11:9, 11:9)
TIAN Yuan – Petrissa SOLJA 0:3 (5:11, 13:15, 8:11)